League News and Events 

... The Credit Union Collection Consortium will have its next meeting on Wednesday, March 13, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Telcom CU’s office in Southfield located at 21100 Northwestern Highway. The speakers will be attorney Pam Ritter from the law offices of Strobl and Sharp and attorney Craig Aronoff from Aronoff Linnell. They will be discussing real estate loss mitigation and short sales, topics near and dear to most credit unions.  Meetings are free, open to all lending professionals, and require no RSVP. For directions, call Paul Glochowski at (248) 784-7368.

Dow Chemical Employees’ CU is co-sponsoring a free seminar with Vital Insight that provides guidance on designing, building, staffing, managing and measuring an effective enterprise risk management program. Called Fundamentals of Enterprise Risk Management, the program is Tuesday, March 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at DCECU in Midland. Click here to download the flyer for the event.

...There is still time to join more than 300 other Michigan credit union directors, volunteers and executives at the Spring Leadership Development Conference, taking place March 15-17 at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort. For additional information about the agenda, activities and accommodations, click here.

... Bank Secrecy Act: Are You a Hero or a Pawn, is now available as a recorded Webinar on Demand for just $129. The session may be downloaded, saved and shared, allowing credit unions to train as many staffers, in as many locations and as often as needed, for one low price. To learn more about Webinars on Demand and this session, click here.

... CFPB: Mortgage Costs, Underwriting & HMDA Requirements training is now available as a Webinar on Demand. The first of five MCUL & Affiliates CFPB webinars was recorded last week and is now available to be downloaded and saved for permanent reference. To purchase this or other Webinar on Demand recordings, click here.

…. CUNA Mutual Group is sponsoring Electronic Documents & Signatures, a part of its CU Protection Webinars series, which is free and open to CUNA Mutual Group Bond policyholders. The webinar is Wednesday, March 20, at 11 a.m. (EST). Sign-in is required. Register at www.cunamutual.com/CUProtectionWebinars

… Learn how to recapture market share in Auto Loan Recapture & Next Car Purchase: Grow Loans Even In A Challenging Market, Tuesday, March 5 at 3 p.m. (EST). Register at www.cunamutual.com/growloans or to request additional information, email CMG at growloans@cunamutual.com.

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